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2020 Annual Meeting: REFOCUS | RESTART

June 15, 2020 3:00 PM to June 16, 2020 6:00 PM
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Registration Deadline: June 08, 2020
11:59 PM

Are you registered, but having trouble accessing the meeting? Call Kristopher McDowell, (312) 342-7898 or Eric Van Tassell, (616) 403-6171.



2:00pm High Tea with NCPC Discussion: What Are We Afraid Of? 
facilitated by Theresa Yvonne, Mengtong Guan and Kristopher McDowell - courtesy of Rhizome Arts Consulting
3:10pm Welcome / Setting the Stage
3:30pm Moving Forward Together
a conversation between Aldo Scrofani, COO, The Apollo Theater & Shana Tucker, ChamberSoul Media, LLC
4:10pm Exploring the Future of Audience Engagement
interactive with breakout discussions
5:00pm NC Artist Spotlights: JOYEMOVEMENT and Lakota John
curated by the NC Arts Council
5:20pm Getting Down to Business
updates from the presenting field
5:45pm Virtual Happy Hour with NCPC Trivia


9:00am Brewing Up Business: a roundtable for agents, managers, and artists
discussion of best practices in working with presenters
Moderated by Kris Kaminski, ECE Touring; Mister Mojo, Mojo & the Bayou Gypsies; David Briggs, High Point Theatre; Laura Kratt, Appalachian Theatre of the High Country
9:45am Morning Mindfulness with Helen Simoneau 
10:00am Coffee Klatch
gather for coffee and conversation
10:15am Welcome / Morning Remarks
10:30am NC Artist Spotlights: Dasan Ahanu and Charlotte Ballet
curated by the NC Arts Council
11:00am How COVID-19 Is Impacting Intentions to Attend Performing Arts Entities - And What Will Make Patrons Feel Comfortable Visiting Again
Colleen Dilenschneider, Chief Market Engagement Officer and Jim Hekkers, Chief Strategy Officer, IMPACTS
12:15pm The State of the State and Region
Nate McGaha, Arts North Carolina; Tamara Brothers and Vicki Vitiello, North Carolina Arts Council; Suzette Surkamer, South Arts
12:45pm Working Lunch: Revisiting the Future of Audience Engagement
1:15pm Celebrating Creative Engagement Strategies
1:30pm Branding Continuity & Marketing Best Practices
Aaron Bare, Etix
2:00pm 1-to-1 Meetings
pre-scheduled meetings between presenters and agents/managers/artists
3:00pm Key Takeaways and Action Steps
4:45pm Annual Business Meeting, Closing Remarks, and Virtual Happy Hour
6:00pm Adjourn



NCPC's meetings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, and the North Carolina Arts Council. 

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